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Friday night puja to Shakyamuni

By Ratnaprabha on Thu, 2 Apr, 2020 - 17:55

Friday night puja to Shakyamuni

By Ratnaprabha on Thu, 2 Apr, 2020 - 17:55

Tomorrow, Friday 3 April, 19:00 for 19:30.

Ratnaprabha will be leading this beautiful puja compiled from Pali Canon sources by Maitrisiddhi of Taraloka retreat centre. We will meditate from 19:30, with the puja starting at about 19:55, but please sign in about 19:00 if you can, so the participants can all say hello! I will explain how online puja and chanting works. Use the Zoom login below.

https://zoom.us/s/464829206

In case you are interested, the text...

Buddhist Centre Features
Buddhist Centre Features

The Quintessence of Compassion

By akasajoti on Fri, 26 Aug, 2016 - 16:44

The Quintessence of Compassion

By akasajoti on Fri, 26 Aug, 2016 - 16:44

The birds sing at dawn for you
And, after winter, Earth puts out bright flowers
The stars adorn your hair
And oceans lie like crumpled silk
Beneath your feet.
Your eyes shine with pure love.
Clouds melt in your hands
Dropping moisture to plants and streams.

Bestowing confidence, unwavering
Tara you are the perfect friend
Delighting in turning sorrow to joy
Your sole desire to heal all pain.
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Buddhist Centre Features
Buddhist Centre Features

#EthicalChristmas: Wildmind - The Accidental Publisher

By bodhipaksa on Sat, 6 Dec, 2014 - 15:49

#EthicalChristmas: Wildmind - The Accidental Publisher

By bodhipaksa on Sat, 6 Dec, 2014 - 15:49Wildmind stumbled into publishing back in 2002, and has now brought out eight guided meditation CDs, with plans to publish a number of books.

Wildmind’s foray into publishing started because many meditation students requested that the guided meditations Bodhipaksa recorded for his online courses be offered in CD format as well. Bodhipaksa used the services of a local recording studio in order to record the mindfulness of breathing, development of lovingkindness, and walking meditation practices...
Portsmouth Buddhist Center
Portsmouth Buddhist Center

Tuesday: Mantras!

By viriyalila on Mon, 16 Jun, 2014 - 16:30

Tuesday: Mantras!

By viriyalila on Mon, 16 Jun, 2014 - 16:30Mantra Writing Session - Tuesday this week, June 17, Viriyagita will host a mantra writing session at the center. As you likely have heard, a Bodhicitta Stupa is being built in Newmarket, NH at Aryaloka, organized by the Triratna Buddhist Community. Construction is now under way! They need hundreds, even thousands of mantras to place in the drum of the stupa. Join Viriyagita tomorrow evening 5-8 pm, in the shrine room, to engage in this devotional practice. If you...
Dhardo Rinpoche
The Stupa Project

What will go in the stupa?

By shraddhavani on Wed, 4 Jun, 2014 - 22:34

What will go in the stupa?

By shraddhavani on Wed, 4 Jun, 2014 - 22:34The most important items to be placed in the stupa will be three small containers (tsa-tsas) holding ashes of the late Dhardo Rinpoche, who died in 1990. It will also contain two relics – a bone of Tsongkhapa, founder of the Gelugpa order of Tibetan Buddhism, and the hair of a dakini. These two items were some of the late Dhardo’s most treasured personal belongings and were a gift of the current tulku (reincarnation) of Dhardo...
San Francisco Buddhist Center
San Francisco Buddhist Center

Afternoon Into Night With Suvarnaprabha

By Dayamudra on Wed, 25 Sep, 2013 - 14:20

Afternoon Into Night With Suvarnaprabha

By Dayamudra on Wed, 25 Sep, 2013 - 14:20What a beautiful afternoon into night, all of us gathered around Suvarnaprabha’s bed, saying our goodbyes, singing ‘We Are The Champions’ at the top of our lungs. Meditated and chanted and remembered her down in the shrine room. Footsteps in the rooms above moving her body out of the space where there has been so much love. The golden light was palpable. This is why we are practicing. We all will die. Tomorrow we will meditate on the half hour...
Triratna News
Triratna News

New mantras by Mahãsukha available to download

By lokabandhu on Sun, 27 Nov, 2011 - 06:18

New mantras by Mahãsukha available to download

By lokabandhu on Sun, 27 Nov, 2011 - 06:18Mahãsukha is a Brighton-based Order Member who has for many years led soulful singing workshops and Beauty of Mantra rituals at the Buddhafield Festival - as well as many Buddhist Centres around the UK.

Recently he’s been recording some of the mantras that have emerged in the course of his work, and he writes to offer readers of Triratna News a chance to listen to them on-line or download for ‘dana’ - ie, in the spirit...